Death Valley Days - Little Washington
Death Valley Days featured stories of the old American West, primarily the Death Valley, California area. It began as a radio drama, which ran from 1930 until 1945. When it came to television, on March 1st, 1952, it became the longest running, most successful syndicated Western series ever, running to 558 episodes before ending on August 1st, 1975. The stories used in the series were based on actual events. It's sponsor was the familiar 20 mule team by the Pacific Coast Borax Company.
Producer McGowan ProductionsAudio/Visual sound, color
It featured several hosts of the show throughout the years, starting with Stanley Andrews, Ronald Reagan, Robert Taylor, Dale Robertson and ending with Merle Haggard, the country music singer/musician.
The wife of the newly appointed director of the Carson City mint tries to transform the crude town into a social center.
May 18, 2012
Little Washington (Death Valley Days).
Season 2, episode 2.
Original air date: 1 October 1953.
The tale of a society belle of Washington, D.C. who is transplanted to Carson City, then known as `Little Washington`.
Cast: Sally Mansfield (Dodie Trumbull), Jim Davis (Mark Tabor), Louise Arthur (Mrs. Trumbull), John Eldridge (Mr. Trumbull), Marian Mosick (Minnie), Bernice Simmons (Martha The Maid), Glase Lohman (Doty`s Dance Partner), Kenne Duncan (Nevada Secretary of State), Old Ranger (Host), Jimmy Noel (Party Guest: uncredited) and `Snub` Pollard(Party Guest: uncredited).